A comparative study of diverse health practices within local and global contexts including shamanism, humoralism, biomedicine and midwifery; the integration of biomedical and alternative therapies, the regulation of complementary/ alternative practices; the question of evidence bases to evaluate any therapeutic modality; the relationship between healers and patients among other health issues.
Prerequisite(s):1.0 from Sociology courses at the 1000 level, or History of Science 2220, or
Philosophy 2203, and third or fourth year standing in any module/program or with permission of
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG
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